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Ironman New Zealand

A 7 Day Guided Tour of New Zealand's North Island

7 DAY GUIDED TOUR

Includes race entry to IRONMAN™ New Zealand or IRONMAN New Zealand 70.3™, accommodation, transport, secure bicycle transfer, welcome pack, training activities and local attractions

26/02/18 To 04/03/18

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of New Zealand on the way to the worlds most international IRONMAN event

Taupo, New Zealand

Take part in New Zealand's premier triathlon event at IRONMAN™ New Zealand or IRONMAN New Zealand 70.3™

This 7 Day tour showcases scenic destinations and iconic activities as you get ready for the main race event.

Come with us and explore the geothermal wonders of the North Island’s Central Plateau, the vibrant beach-side location of Mt Maunganui, and the fascinating Hobbiton movie set. All on your way to IRONMAN New Zealand, the most internationally represented IRONMAN in the world.

Day 1: Arrival into Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. Take the opportunity to stretch the legs with a scenic run along the iconic waterfront. Enjoy a relaxed evening and get accustomed to your new southern hemisphere time zone.

 

Day 2 we depart for the iconic beach side destination of Mt Manganui with a stop at the Hobbiton movie set, the home of Frodo and the brave Hobbits of the Shire.

 

Day 3 enjoy a day outdoors in this beautiful beach-side location. Hit the beach or check out the walking trail to the summit of “The Mount” before relaxing and exploring New Zealand’s cafe and restaurant culture.

 

Day 4 takes us onto to Taupo, the home of IRONMAN New Zealand. Along the way we’ll visit the spectacular landscapes of Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland and arrive in time for athlete to registration.

 

Day 5 gives us time to inspect the IRONMAN New Zealand course and make last minute race preparations.  70.3 athletes are able to register today also.

 

Day 6 is IRONMAN New Zealand Race Day

 

Day 7 returns you to Auckland city after completion of the Kona roll down. We will have you back in time for afternoon flights or help you check into your next accommodation.

IRONMAN NEW ZEALAND

The spiritual home of IRONMAN in New Zealand. Crystal clear lake Taupo offers one of the best swims of any IRONMAN event in the world and local support is unparalleled at this truly international event. Enjoy 70.3 distance or take on the full at IRONMAN New Zealand!

PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 1 - Auckland - Mon 26th Feb

Tour starts

 

1400 – Check in any time after 1400hrs at Quality Hotel Parnell – Auckland

1500 – Optional run for those who have arrived early Auckland waterfront ~10km

1830 – Tour briefing and Welcome Meeting

1930 – Group dinner (included)

Day 2 - Mt Manganui - Tue 27th Feb

Mt Manganui Via Hobbiton

 

0730 – Breakfast continental (included)
0900 – Depart Auckland
1015 – The Hobbiton Movie Set guided tour
1230 – Lunch at the Shires Rest Cafe (not included)
1600 – Arrive at Mt Maunganui and check into Boatshed Apartments
1700 – Easy 10km run around ‘the Mount’
1900 – Drop off into town for restaurant dinner (not included)

Day 3 - Mt Manganui - Wed 28th Feb

Mt Maunganui free time

 

0730 – Breakfast continental (included)
0900 – Optional ocean swim at Pilot bay
1100 – Free time and lunch in town (not included)
1400 – Optional low tempo bike 50km
1700 – Free time for the rest of the day
1800 – BBQ Dinner at accommodation (included)

Day 4 - Taupo - Thur 1st Mar

Taupo via Wai O Tapu

 

0700 – Breakfast continental (included)

0800 – Checkout and depart
1015 – Arrive at Wai-o-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

1300 – lunch in Taupo (not included)

1400 – Athlete check-in

1430 – Race briefing and wetsuit dipping
1530 – Check into Beech Tree Motel, Taupo
1730 – Welcome Function and pasta dinner (included) – Taupo Events Centre

 

Day 5 - Taupo - Fri 2nd Mar

IRONMAN race preparation day

 

0800 – Breakfast continental (included)

0900 – Ride low tempo course tour

 

Free time for the rest of the day with drop-offs for

  • IRONMAN 70.3 New Zealand Check-in
  • Lunch (not included)
  • Sports and Lifestyle Expo
  • Bike racking 10am – 5pm
  • IRONMAN New Zealand Bike & Gear Bag Check
  • Supermarket for last minute items

and optional activities including

  • Huka Falls Jet.
  • Taupo Bungy.
  • Sky dive Taupo.

1800 – Group dinner provided at accommodation

 

Race Day 6 - Taupo - Sat 3rd Mar

Race Day IRONMAN New Zealand and IRONMAN 70.3

 

0400 – Breakfast continental (included)

0500 – Bus Departs for transition and race start
0700 – Age Group Race Start – IRONMAN New Zealand

0810 – Age Group Race Start – IRONMAN 70.3 New Zealand
1230 – TriAdventuresNZ marquee open for participants – food and hydration provided

1715 – Awards ceremony

1745 – IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship roll down ceremony

 

Day 7 - Auckland - Sun 4th Mar

Tour Conclusion

 

0800 – Continental breakfast (included)

1000 – Kona roll down

1200 – Bus departs for Auckland airport or hotel of your choice

INCLUDED AND NOT

  •  PURE™ELECTROLYTE HYDRATION AND RECOVERY YES
     
  •  
    ALL BREAKFASTS AND SOME LUNCH/DINNERS YES
     
  •  
    RACE ENTRY TO IRONMAN™ NEW ZEALAND OR IRONMAN NEW ZEALAND 70.3™ AND TRI NZ ONE DAY LICENSE YES
     
  •  
    CHAUFFEURED TRANSPORTYES
     
  •  
    QUALITY ACCOMMODATION YES
     
  •  
    SECURE BICYCLE TRANSFER YES
     
  •  
    MIDDLE-EARTH AT THE HOBBITON MOVIE SET™YES
     
  •  
    WAI-O-TAPU THERMAL WONDERLAND YES
  •  
    FLIGHTS TO NEW ZEALAND NOT

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